mental illness Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “mental illness” in the English Dictionary

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mental illnessnoun [C or U]

uk   us  
an ​illness that ​affects the ​mind
(Definition of mental illness from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mental illness”
in Arabic مَرض نَفسي…
in Korean 정신병…
in Portuguese doença mental…
in Catalan malaltia mental…
in Japanese 精神障害…
in Chinese (Simplified) 精神病…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精神病…
in Italian malattia mentale…
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